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Equinoctial Dial, by Ulrich Harvolk, German, c. 1700

Inventory Number: 44848
Object Type:
Persons: Ulrich Harvolk (Maker (Signed by))
Date Created: c. 1700
Place Created: Germany Europe
Subject Classification(s): Lewis Evans Collection By Collection Sundials Mathematical Instruments By Trade Location  
Accession Number: 1953-15
Brief Description: Base carries extensive latitude table.
Primary Inscriptions: "Harvolk fec:" and "Anguissola Inu:" engraved on opposite edges of base.
Provenance: Acquired by part-exchange and part-purchase in 1952-53. Formerly in the Kunstgewerbemuseum, Vienna and previously in the Figdor Collection. Dial type devised by Count Leandro Anguissola (1670-1730).
Collection Group:
Material(s): Gilt brass
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
146 138 mm


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